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Gap Inc. Names Chief Foundation Officer

Submitted by: Gap Inc.

Categories: Community Development, Corporate Governance

Posted: Nov 06, 2000 – 11:00 PM EST

 

Bobbi Silten Joins Gap Inc., Will Lead Gap Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 06 /CSRwire/ - Gap Inc. has named Bobbi Silten as Chief Foundation Officer to lead Gap Foundation and oversee Gap Inc.'s philanthropic endeavors.

"Bobbi's lifelong passion for community giving and her commitment to engaging employees make her a great fit for Gap Inc.," said Paul Pressler, president and CEO of Gap Inc. "This position will allow Bobbi to draw on her rich history of volunteerism and mentoring and focus her energy on philanthropic efforts on a full-time basis."

Before joining Gap Inc., Ms. Silten was president of Dockers and Slates for Levi Strauss & Co. While with Levi Strauss, Ms. Silten was a member of the board of directors for the Levi Strauss Foundation and for the Levi Red Tab Foundation. She also served as Levi's executive sponsor for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation "Race for the Cure."

Ms. Silten is a member of the advisory board for the Retail Management Institute, a program at Santa Clara University created to provide unique educational and career development opportunities for students and retail professionals.

About Gap Foundation
Since 1976, Gap Foundation − the charitable arm of Gap Inc. representing Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy − has spearheaded the company's community involvement efforts through grants, in-kind donations, community outreach and employee volunteer programs. The Foundation primarily supports organizations focused on children, youth and families.

About Gap Inc.
Gap Inc. is a leading international specialty retailer offering clothing, accessories and personal care products for men, women, children and babies under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Forth & Towne brands. Fiscal 2004 sales were $16.3 billion. Gap Inc. operates about 3,000 stores in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France and Japan. For more information, please visit gapinc.com.

For more information, please contact:

Kimberly Terry Gap Inc.
Phone: 415-427-4844
Jaymie Gustafson Zeno Group
Phone: 202-965-7811

 

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